Education & Background


Apr 02, 1969


Aug 1989 – Jul 1996


Gent University

Biotechnology | Bio-engineer
Belgium | Gent

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As child Lieven went school at Boomstraat in Gent until 10y old.
In 1989 he started his Bachelors degree of Bio-engenieer at the RUG, FLTBW in Gent.

From 1994 to 1995 he studied at the Ecole Nationale Superieure Agronomique de Montpellier ENSAM and was very much impressed by the Mediterranean gardens and mild Climate of Montpellier. In 1995 Lieven worked at CIRAD, la maison du cafe e Cacao and wrote a thesis 130 pages about the genetic influence on flavor development in Cocoa.
He graduated in 1996 in Gent as Bio-engineer in Biochemistry.

Since 2012 the place of permanent residence has been Sofia, Bulgaria.


English, German, French, Dutch, Spanish, Polish, Bulgarian,..

Scientific Memberships:

Club francophone des cellules Dendritiques, Stem cell society

Specializations, Publications, Research

My colleague got his PhD and all he got me was this shirt.